Jan. 11-13

Jan 10 Tuesday Arrival
Hotel check-in
Jan 11 Wednesday 6:00Travel to Jerusalem.
The “I Love Jerusalem” sign for quick picture taking.
The Great Wall of Jerusalem
The Jaffa Gate.
The King David Citadel.
The Bethesda Pool where Jesus healed the crippled man. (if open) The Via Dolorosa; The way of the cross.
The Holy Sepulchre Church: The holiest site in Christianity   
* The site of the crucifixion and death of Jesus.   
* The Tomb of Jesus and the site of the resurrection
The Cardo from the 2nd Temple Period
Mount Zion
The Dormition Abbey
The Room of the Last Supper
The Tomb of King David
The Jewish Quarter
The Broad wall from King Hezekiah
The Hurva Synagogue and the Golden Menorah
Travel to Bethlehem
The Shepherd’s Field The Nativity Church  
* The star of Bethlehem  
* The manger  
* The tomb of the innocents (if open)
The manger square  
The Milk Grotto
The “I Love Bethlehem” sign for quick picture taking
Travel to the hotel  
Jan 12 Thursday6:00Travel to Jerusalem
The Temple Mount Lookout
The Archaeological site on the S/E wall of the Temple Mount.
The Western Wall. (prepare a written prayer to be inserted on the wall)
The Temple Mount   
* The Dome of the Rock   
* The Al Aqsa Mosque
Note: The Temple Mount is closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Muslim holidays
The Garden of Gethsemane
Travel to the Dead Sea via the Judea desert.
Picture taking at the giant “DEAD SEA” sign.
Float on the Dead Sea @ En Bokek Beach (might be too cold).
Refresh at “The Dead Sea Mall”.  
Jan 13
Friday
6:00Hotel pick-up in Tel-aviv (not Jerusalem).
Travel to Nazareth – the Church of the Annunciation.
Travel to Cana.
The Wedding in Cana Church where Jesus turned the water into wine.  
*** Option to renew wedding vow for couples; by appointment Travel to Tiberias;
Capernaum – the town of Jesus.  
* The white Synagogue  
* The house of Peter the disciple.  
* The Sea of Galilee seashores.
*** Lunch at St. Peter’s Restaurant overlooking the Sea of Galilee. Tabgha – The church of the Multiplication of the fish and loaves. Magdala – the Synagogue from the time of Jesus. (optional) ***option: boat sailing on the Sea of Galilee. (boat sailing = 100 shekels per head)
Yardenit – the Baptismal Site on the Jordan River.
Travel to the hotel in Tel aviv.  
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